Hey! You guys asked for more challenges and I am happy to oblige!
Let’s start with one that I’ve mentioned before, but didn’t get any feedback. In case that was too subtle, gimme your comments! I wanna know your results! In fact, not just me, but everyone who reads HeyMonicaB will want to know how you’re doing. If this challenge works for you tell us! And if not, let’s discuss why!
HOHkay, I think this challenge will make a huge impact for you. I mean, why not start off with a bang? ;)
For 1 week, do not eat while standing, walking, or sitting at your desk
My friends, I’ll tell you why it’s important to put your mind in your food.
Numero Uno! We will actually pay attention to taste. Digestion starts in our mouth with saliva and teeth. When we taste, it stokes our agni and preps us to digest food. Healthy agni is key to heath!
Numero Dos! We will be able to feel when we are full and therefore will less likely overeat (overeating is a huge factor in causing disease). When we calm down the other senses, our mind stays with our food
Numero Tres! You deserve time to eat for crying out loud! Sheez. Who said that we have to work through lunch? Last I checked (and I am a recruiter by day), the law says that you must take a 30-60 minute lunch break for every 8 hours worked. Take that break because it’s yours and you deserve it.
And if you want a piece of candy, take it from the dish, walk with it, sit down in a chair (if you are at your desk, face away from the computer), unwrap it and TASTE the darn thing. You might love it and be satisfied with just one. Or, you might decide that Hershey’s kisses taste like wax and they aren’t worth it ;) Whatever the outcome, at least you are fully aware of what you’ve eaten. And THAT is mindful munching :) xo. Tell me your results!!!